2019 is David Law’s eleventh year as conductor of the Wind Ensemble. He began his journey with QYO in 1997 as a member of the Wind Ensemble, and from 1999 to 2003, held the principal euphonium chair in the Wind Symphony. He studied euphonium at the Queensland University of Technology and has been playing piano since the age of eight. In addition to conducting the Queensland Wind Orchestra and Brisbane’s Westside Orchestra, 2019 will see David conduct seasons for the Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra and Ignite Choir.
David has been an invited clinician, consultant and conductor for Queensland Music Festival’s Cape York Instrumental Program, has been a guest conductor with Griffith University’s State Honours Ensemble Program in Central and North Queensland, and is a sectional lecturer with the University of Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Additionally, David has adjudicated at state and national competitions including the West Australian Schools’ Concert Band Festival, the Queensland Catholic Music Festival and Queensland’s MusicFest.
He has worked as Music Director, Conductor and Pianist with various musical theatre organisations throughout Brisbane and has trained in Music Direction at the multiple-Tony-Award-winning Goodspeed Musical Theatre Institute in Connecticut, USA. As Head of Performance Music at Redeemer Lutheran College, David directs a number of award-winning wind bands, string orchestras and vocal ensembles.
In addition to conducting the Queensland Wind Orchestra, Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra, Brisbane’s Westside Orchestra and various school honour bands and workshops across Queensland, David is currently Head of Performance Music at Redeemer Lutheran College.